Guest Blog - Schools can prevent the decline of trans and non-binary students’ mental health

Guest Blog - Schools can prevent the decline of trans and non-binary students’ mental health

Zoe from a local secondary school has joined the team this week on work experience. Here is her guest blog; she choose the topic of trans youth as she's currently doing her A level Art on 'How ignorance affects trans people'.

Schools can prevent the decline of trans and non-binary students’ mental health - Zoe (16)

The importance of talking about death and dying in schools - Dying Matters Awareness Week

The importance of talking about death and dying in schools - Dying Matters Awareness Week

This week is Dying Matters Week and one of the ‘difficult’ subjects that Think2Speak counsellors, trainers and the team as a whole have to talk about with the young people and their families who access our services is helping them come to terms with a loved one coming to the end of their lives or passing away suddenly.

Think2Speak CEO named District Champion of The Year

Think2Speak CEO named District Champion of The Year

Chairman of West Lindsey District Council, Councillor Angela Lawrence, said: “These awards have been devised to find a way to honour the outstanding members of our district’s communities. Councillors have shaped and created this awards ceremony to give recognition to the numerous people who give up much of their free time to make West Lindsey a better place. They are the lifeblood of our communities.” The District Champion of the Year Award was presented to Lizzie Jordan, Think2Speak’s CEO and Founder.

Presenting the award, Coun David Cotton said: “For more than ten years Lizzie has gone into schools and shared her story of living with HIV with children and young people to educate them about healthy relationships and keeping themselves well and safe.’

Think2Speak Nominated for the UK’ Largest Diversity Awards

Think2Speak Nominated for the UK’ Largest Diversity Awards

Think2Speak has been nominated for the Community Organisation Award at The National Diversity Awards 2018.  The prestigious black tie event recognises nominees in their respective fields of diversity including age, disability, gender, race, faith, religion and sexual orientation.